GRE Word List

RIDDLE

pierce with holes; permeate or spread throughout; Ex. The gunman riddled the car with bullets; Ex. The whole report is riddled with errors; N. large sieve (separating earth from stone)

A Riddle
A Riddle

The meaning of the word riddle is pierce with holes; permeate or spread throughout; Ex. The gunman riddled the car with bullets; Ex. The whole report is riddled with errors; N. large sieve (separating earth from stone).

Random words

WordMeaning
cessionyielding to another; ceding
plumefeather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
incriminateaccuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
ratifyapprove formally; confirm; verify
bewarebe cautious (of)
boorishrude; insensitive
euthanasiamercy killing
senilityold age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
inopportuneuntimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
compendiumbrief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious